Ryanair and Monarch flight disruptions: five issues for employers

The cancellation of thousands of scheduled Ryanair flights and the collapse of airline Monarch will have an impact in the...

Mental health fit notes

Mental health conditions are most common diagnosis on GP fit notes

5 Oct 2017

Mental health and behavioural conditions accounted for nearly a third (31%) of all fit notes written by GPs in England...

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stress in the workplace

Stress in the workplace tops reasons for EAP use

5 Oct 2017

Stress in the workplace is forcing many employees to turn to employee assistance programmes (EAPs), the Health Insurance Group has...

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Mental health issues at work

Opening up about mental health at work puts staff at risk of dismissal

4 Oct 2017

Employees who disclose mental health issues at work commonly risk demotion, disciplinary action and even dismissal, research from the charity...

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healthcare apps

How healthcare apps are revolutionising employee wellbeing

2 Oct 2017

An increasing range of healthcare apps are changing the way HR and occupational health manage employee wellbeing and sickness absence....

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workplace support advisers

Workplace support advisers: an evaluation

2 Oct 2017

Workplace support advisers were introduced in a hospital trust in 2000 to resolve issues arising between employees and their colleagues...

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physical activity at work

Workplace Challenge: boosting physical activity at work

1 Oct 2017

We spend so much time at work that it has become increasingly important that company culture supports, rather than hinders,...

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Health ans safety ISO 45001

Get ready for the new ISO 45001 safety and health standard

28 Sep 2017

A new international standard for occupational safety and health, ISO 45001, is set to be published next year. In advance...

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Scottish districts top ranking for women to work and live

14 Sep 2017

Two Scottish local authorities have emerged as the best places for women to live and work in, according to a...

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Virgin Management collect their 2016 Award for Health & Wellbeing

Personnel Today Awards 2017: Award for Health and Wellbeing

1 Sep 2017

As we continue our round up of organisations to have made the shortlists for this year’s Personnel Today Awards, it’s...

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mental health

Work more likely to cause mental health issues in men than women

31 Aug 2017

Men are twice as likely to have mental health issues because of their job compared to problems outside of work,...

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More than one in three suffer anxiety, depression or stress at work

31 Aug 2017

More than one in three UK employees say they are working with anxiety, depression or stress, according to research.

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What is occupational health?

What is occupational health? A guide for HR and line managers

31 Aug 2017

This article is part of a series by Dr John Cooper on what is occupational health. It is intended as...

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mental health issues at work

A framework for tackling mental health issues at work

30 Aug 2017

Evidence shows that mental health issues at work are a growing problem. Dr Nick Summerton sets out a suggested framework...

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How HR can help in a tough financial climate

30 Aug 2017

With an estimated one in eight workers living in poverty and many employees feeling the squeeze of below-inflation pay awards,...

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